NaviSite Names Avant and CDW 2014 Partners of the Year
ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NaviSite, Inc., a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today named Avant and CDW as recipients of its second annual Partner Awards. The winners were selected for their outstanding contribution to NaviSite’s channel sales in 2013.
“Our annual awards are designed to recognize the exceptional business value that is being created by our partners and Avant and CDW represent two key leaders who have innovatively harnessed the full potential of NaviSite’s cloud and managed hosting portfolio.”
As an aggregator of cloud services, Avant was named “Distributor/Master Agent of the Year” for the second year in a row for its continued success in leveraging the NaviSite portfolio of cloud services to help its partners deliver IT solutions to their customers. Avant is the “premier distributor of next generation technologies” and an innovator in the industry, providing partners with education and access to the best cloud providers, like NaviSite. The company was NaviSite’s top revenue producing Master Agent in 2013.
In a separate category, CDW was awarded “Agent Partner of the Year” for the second consecutive year, highlighting the company’s continued commitment to extending customers’ IT infrastructure through cloud-based solutions. The “Agent Partner of the Year” award recognizes CDW as one of the nation’s largest providers of integrated technology solutions, serving 250,000 customers through partner technology and solutions. The company’s Aggregation Services Team works closely with NaviSite to expand its base of cloud offerings, including NaviSite’s services portfolio, enabling CDW account managers to address critical customer needs with NaviSite’s cloud services.
“NaviSite’s channel partners are the game changers in this industry, transitioning from traditional ‘premise build’ solutions and expanding their services scope to include cloud solutions,” said Craig Sandman, senior director of NaviSite’s channel program. “Our annual awards are designed to recognize the exceptional business value that is being created by our partners and Avant and CDW represent two key leaders who have innovatively harnessed the full potential of NaviSite’s cloud and managed hosting portfolio.”
In September of 2013, NaviSite announced it expanded and integrated its partner program with the Time Warner Cable Business Class program to create a unified network and cloud channel program. NaviSite’s partners and agents benefit from a unique financial model that generates recurring revenue through the life of the contract creating a significant revenue generation engine for its partners. In addition, NaviSite’s partners have access to NaviSite’s “Team of Experts” – extensive client-facing sales support throughout all phases of the client sales cycle – from opportunity identification, solution architecting, and sales strategy and execution of the end solution.
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, is a leading international provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and helps lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information about NaviSite’s services, please visit www.navisite.com.